Name Sighthill Bridge in honour of Firsat Dag

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Jerome Sinclair
Aug 26, 2021
We need to remember Farsat Dag and naming Springburns new bridge in his memory is a lovely tribute.

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carol sutherland
Aug 17, 2021
Kriss deserves this

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Joy Mitchell
Aug 13, 2021
I remember it well. I lived in Sighthill at the time. I remember the aftermath too. The BNP decided to come to Sighthill and try to rile everyone up about it, cause division. I recall some of the locals that got sucked into that and a 'march' through Sighthill's main road to protest asylum seekers, led by a few BNP with about a dozen others, but they claimed to represent all 4000 of residents. I remember the eerie atmosphere the night he was murdered, a car over in Keppochill burning, a silence in the air, people staying behind locked doors.
And I remember the longer term positive response after the shock, from the genuine community - a multicultural festival with music and dance that continued annually for some years, neighbours being neighbours sharing food from all types of ethnic cuisine, a determination that his death would not be forgotten.
Firsat Dag is a name I know well, and I'll never forget it. I'd be happy if the new bridge is named after him, a memorial to him and all our lost guests, and a promise that we will work towards a city that is welcoming and inclusive by design, powered by mind and heart.

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Phil Snell
Aug 12, 2021
Solidarity against racism

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Pat Winter
Aug 11, 2021
Exactly as John McFadden states this was an innocent asylum seeker murdered.......do people understand what an asylum seeker has experienced? Very sad and not the image of our normal, caring citizens.

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John Mc Fadden
Aug 11, 2021
Firsat was an innocent and vulnerable refugee whose murder was an avoidable tragedy
Naming the bridge in his honour may be of some small consolation to his family and would demonstrate that Glasgow as a city intends to welcome and protect refugees in future

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Christopher Collins
Aug 10, 2021
Because I like to help as much as possible

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caroline togher
Aug 9, 2021
Out of a desire to remember and learn from the experience.

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Gee Browne
Aug 9, 2021
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nicola owen
Aug 9, 2021
This death was tragic and unnecessary. Remembering what happened twenty years ago is so important to help prevent deaths like this.